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Ida Loewenson Collection

Identifier: AR 11990

Scope and Content Note

The collection holds handwritten notebooks, manuscripts and a typescript containing poetry, short stories, essays, etc. by Ida Loewenson, who used the penname Ida (or Ada) Loefen for her writings.

Also included are three family trees, documenting the Loewinson family’s genealogy since Heyman Lewin (1783-1848), who changed his name in 1832 in Hohensalza (Inowrocław, Poland) to Loewensohn.


  • 1901-1969


Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Biographical Note

Ida Loewenson, née Tichauer,was the wife of Alex Loewenson. When she wrote her short stories and poetry, she called herself Ida (or Ada) Loefen.


2 Folders


Various writings - poetry, short stories, essays, etc. - of Ida Loewenson, who used the penname Ida Loefen. Also included are Loewinson family trees.

Related Material

See also Geschichte einer Goldschmiede-Familie by Jacob Loewensohn, MS 1009, an extensive family history, reaching back to the 16th century.

Separated Material

A manuscript by Erwin Loewenson, Ueber die Freundschaft, has been removed to the LBI Manuscript collection, MS 1010.

Inventory of the Ida Loewenson Collection , 1901-1969 AR 11990
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Revision Statements

  • January 02, 2018 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States